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    Theater "Globe"

    • Southwark, United Kingdom
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      History of London theater "Globe", began in 1599. Then London sіlkavaў great love of theatrical spectacle, but the city authorities do not approve of, and the theaters were built outside the city. One of the shareholders of the new theater has become a leading playwright corpses - William Shakespeare.

      "Globus" was a typical theater building of the time. He had an oval shape like a Roman amphitheater, surrounded with high walls, no roof. Entrance to the building was decorated with Atlas holding a globe, hence the name of the theater - "Globe". On the tape, entwined around the globe, was written by the immortal phrase «Totus mundus agit histrionem» - «The whole world - theater".

      The fact that we can now see on the site of the former "Globe" - a careful reconstruction, the idea of ​​which belongs to the American actor, director and producer Sam Uanameykeru. Thanks to his efforts the new "Globus" was opened in 1997 under the name "Shakespeare Theatre "Globe". As with the first theater, he does not have a roof, and the performances are given only in the spring and summer. But here are daily excursions and works park-museum with a rich exhibition devoted to Shakespeare.

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